Security - Engineering Manager (Team Lead), Protections Experience

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Elastic is a search company built on a free and open heritage. Anyone can use Elastic products and solutions to get started quickly and frictionlessly. Elastic offers three solutions for enterprise search, observability, and security, built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe and is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol ESTC. Learn more at elastic.co.

Elastic is seeking a talented Engineering Manager (Team Lead) to join our Protections Experience team. You will have the opportunity to work with exceptional engineers on cutting edge technology. The team is diverse and distributed across the world, and collaborates on a daily basis over Github, Zoom, and Slack.

Engineering philosophy

We believe that engineering complex, pluggable software for the web that is built to last the test of time is both tricky and exciting. Doing so requires a team of diverse individuals, with sharp minds and the ability to empathize with our users, working together with mutual respect and a common mission.

We care deeply about giving you full ownership of what you're working on. Our company fundamentally believes great minds achieve greatness when they are set free and are surrounded and challenged by their peers, which is clearly visible throughout our organization. At Elastic, hierarchy does not determine how decisions get made. We feel that anyone needs to be in the position to comment on anything, regardless of their role within the company.

What you will be doing

  • Mentor and lead a globally distributed team
  • Foster a culture of mutual respect, collaboration and consensus based decision-making
  • Lead the efficient delivery for time-boxed software releases, ensuring high quality and innovative feature development
  • Active participation in planning, design reviews, code reviews, test automation, scalability, driving projects end to end, getting hands-on with the code as needed
  • Support the development and training of direct reports through regular 1-on-1s and performance evaluations
  • Participate in interviewing and drive hiring and significant team growth
  • Be an empathetic co-worker and leader who sincerely cares

What you will bring along

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Significant experience leading teams of software engineers
  • Significant work as a hands-on software engineer so you understand the core principles of the engineering work that is going on in your team
  • Hands on coding experience with Javascript & React
  • Experience with Github, project management
  • Ability to work in a globally distributed team
  • A genuine interest in the people you work with and the team culture that you build
  • Passionate about protecting the world’s data from attack

Experience/ interest in some of these areas would be nice

  • Experience using Elasticsearch and/or Kibana as a user
  • Communication and organization in large, distributed teams
  • Experience with security products, especially security analytics or threat intel.
Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please complete our Candidate Accessibility Request Form.

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